Southern Living awards high praise to Interstate Barbecue in Memphis, and the family recipe for sauce is outstanding. If you try the pork barbecue sandwich, chances are better than good that you will return again and again. In Townsend, the smoker is always going at Little River BBQ, with pork ribs, beef brisket and seasoned chicken that is sure to please.
Front porch sittin’ and music is on tap at Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint in Nolensville, a place that barbecue purists gravitate to for the honest 22 hours of slow cooking and the mouthwatering barbecue. The Food Network has featured Leonard’s Pit Barbecue on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, calling it “the best barbecue in Memphis.” Now, that is a mouthful!